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Apr 11, 2010 6:00pm EDT
disaster in four decades. as they remembered the dead in churches all over west virginia on this sunday, there are hard questions to be answered about whether this disaster could have been avoided. david kerley has been on this story from the beginning. >> reporter: on this sunday, this day of prayer, the emotion was overwhelming. roosevelt lynch was a miner whose real passion was coaching athletics. >> being a coach, there's just something about coaches. i'm sure he did inflinls on his young boys, that he coached. >> reporter: even as lynch was eulogized, the bodies of nine of his fellow miners still lie in this mountain. the investigation won't start until they are recovered. that investigation will focus on ventilation. owners are supposed to use plastic curtains, tubing, and large fans to direct toxic gases and coal dust away from miners. a buildup of gas and dust is suspected in this deadly explosion. last year, this mine was cited more than any other in the country for the most egregious violations. so far, this year, four ci on for improper ventilation. the head coal safety offic
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